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Norwegian Lundehund puppy playing with a ball in the grass.
Expert Advice: Training Fun, Cognitive Training Games to Make Your Dog Smarter
These enriching brain games for dogs will help engage your pet's brain and make your training sessions even more fun.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/fun-cognitive-training-games-for-dogs/ | September 1, 2021
German Shorthaired Pointer laying down in its crate in a truck.
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories How to Choose the Best Dog Carrier
Whether you and your dog travel the world together or you just need something to carry your dog to the vet, a dog carrier is a useful tool. A dog carrier or travel crate keeps your dog safe while riding in a vehicle, and makes it possible for you to take dogs on planes. There […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dog-carrier/ | August 2, 2021
Dachshund getting teeth examined by veterinarian on white background.
Expert Advice: Dental Health Do Small Dogs Have More Dental Problems Than Large Dogs?
When dentists advertise dental services for people, it's all about creating pretty smiles. But for dogs, the veterinary reminders prompt a different story, as canine dental problems go deeper than a toothy grin. Small and large dogs experience different types of dental issues—all beginning with the size of their mouths. Adult dogs have 42 teeth—20 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dental-problems-differ-for-large-and-small-dogs/ | July 13, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Lhasa Apso History: Tiny Tibetan Watchdogs
When dog lovers hear the phrase “mountain dog,” their thoughts naturally turn to the big guys: Saint Bernards, Great Pyrenees, Bernese Mountain Dogs, and other large, immensely powerful breeds created to guard flocks and rescue luckless travelers amid the world’s great mountain ranges. But dogs specially bred to thrive in high altitudes come in all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/lhasa-apso-history-tibetan-watchdogs/ | July 1, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Bedlington Terrier History: Head of a Lamb, Heart of a Lion
Dogdom has quite a few breeds that take their inspiration from other species: The dainty Papillon is named for its butterfly-evoking ears. The Shar-Pei is always channeling its inner hippopotamus. And a number of Asian breeds, from the Pekingese to the Tibetan Spaniel, were intentionally bred to evoke the king of beasts in miniaturized form. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/bedlington-terrier-history/ | June 7, 2021
Golden Retriever rolling over playing with her litter of puppies outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Average Litter Sizes: How Many Dogs Are Born in a Litter?
A normal litter size can range from 1 to 12 puppies, with 5-6 puppies being average across all dogs. But just as every breed of dog differs by size, function, and personality, they also differ when it comes to litter size, according to AKC registration data. Big dogs tend to have larger litters while small […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/average-litter-size/ | May 24, 2021
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Giardia in Dogs and Giardiasis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Dogs can become infected with Giardia in a number of different ways, leading to giardiasis. Learn about Giardia in dogs and how to deal with giardiasis in dogs if your pet is diagnosed with that condition.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/giardia-in-dogs-giardiasis/ | May 19, 2021
Pomeranian holding a paint brush with paints.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle How to Teach Your Dog to Paint
Have you seen the TikTok dog painting challenge where pups use their tongues to paint? Tongue painting with your dog is a fun way to spend some time with them. Plus, the finished paintings make the perfect personalized gifts for your dog's favorite people, such as trainers, groomers, vets, friends, and family. Tongue Painting with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-diy-craft-how-to-teach-your-dog-to-paint/ | April 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Vikki McConnell of Ali’i AK Inu Kennels
Vikki McConnell, owner of Ali’I AK Inu Kennels, started showing dogs in Alaska about 20 years ago. A few years later, with the help of her breeder/mentor, she began breeding her own dogs. She started with Longhaired Dachshunds and Akitas at about the same time. Vikki had been introduced to Akitas while living in Hawaii […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-vikki-mcconnell-alii-ak-inu-kennels/ | April 13, 2021
Pages Competition Update Spring 2021
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, Tracking, and Trick Dog. Many dogs are also having success in AKC’s Virtual Titling programs! AGILITY AGCH (Agility Grand Champion) AGCH MACH2 Rosie La Bella MXC PDS MJC PJS MFG TQX T2B5 […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-spring-2021/ | March 30, 2021

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